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01 Nov 2018

Introducing our New Autumn Menu

It's an exciting time here at The Crown at Woodbridge. Our talented Chef, Darran Hazelton and his team have been working hard putting together a delicious Autumn Menu.
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Deben river mussels lightly curried with saffron & leeks
19 Sep 2018

The Woodbridge Shuck Festival 2018

The Woodbridge Shuck Festival is an annual fish and shellfish festival held here in Woodbridge over the weekend of 22nd - 23rd September 2018. Read more
Halloween party night at the Crown
19 Sep 2018

Our Halloween Party Night

Summer is slowly becoming a distant memory as we start our gradual descent into autumn and September and October are all about getting back into routine and getting used to cooler days and darker nights. One highlight that autumn does offer, which is always good fun to look forward to, is Halloween and here at the Crown we love to embrace this spectacularly spooky event! Read more
10 Aug 2018

The Christmas countdown begins!

It may only just be August but now is the time to start thing about and booking your Christmas celebrations! Here’s a selection of the Christmas celebrations available to book at the Crown: Read more
01 Aug 2018


Come and enjoy summer in Woodbridge, there are lots of local events and exhibitions to see! Read more
18 Jul 2018

Introducing our new summer menu

This week sees the introduction of the new summer menu at the Crown, inspired by seasonal ingredients with an emphasis on light and fresh flavours that are perfect for these hot summer days. Read more
Live music at the Crown
11 Jul 2018

Live music & DJ nights at the Crown

Here at the Crown we have a packed programme of live music events over the summer & beyond. Whether it’s funky house DJ sets, cool jazz or indie rock & pop you’re into, we’ve got something for music fans of all tastes. Read more
13 May 2018

National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month, perfect time to get out and about exploring the local surroundings. Read more
23 Apr 2018

Afternoon Tea - perfect for any occasion

Celebrate the tradition of afternoon tea with friends and family at The Crown. Read more
Live Bands playing Jazz Music at the Crown Woodbridge
28 Feb 2018

Jazz Nights at The Crown

Kick back and enjoy a cocktail or supper whilst taking in the vibe from our Jazz Nights. Read more
25 Feb 2018

Your guide to the top Suffolk festivals

We’ve pulled together a roundup of the top festivals from in and around Woodbridge to make sure you don’t miss out! Read more
26 Jan 2018

Valentine's at The Crown

As the 14th February approaches, spoil your loved one with one of our many offerings this Valentine's Day. Read more
25 Jan 2018

New Year, New You, New Healthy Menu

Kick start 2018 with our new healthy menu and smoothies Read more
22 Dec 2017

Eat, drink & be merry this Twixmas!

Enjoy a choice of warming and delicious menus for all the family this Twixmas. Read more
30 Nov 2017

Champagne Dinner

There’s nothing quite like the pop of a champagne bottle opening and chatter among good friends. Read more
DJ Marco Spina
11 Oct 2017

Silent Halloween disco

We’re very excited to announce we’re having a Fancy Dress Halloween Silent Disco on Saturday 28th October from 9pm. Read more
11 Oct 2017

Four Festive Ingredients for the Perfect Christmas Party

The Christmas party season is getting closer and it’s time to start thinking about booking your Christmas Party. At the Crown we believe there is a festive formula for the perfect Christmas Party, made from four fabulously festive ingredients: Read more
Coffee at the corwn
25 Sep 2017

Anyone for coffee?

At The Crown we love nothing more than a posh coffee and slice of cake. It seems that cappuccino, latte, mocha and espresso have become as much a part of English foodie culture as afternoon tea and Sunday roasts. But where did our obsession with coffee come from? Read more
DJ Marco Spina
25 Sep 2017

DJ nights at the Crown

This Friday night sees the return of our hugely popular DJ night, hosted by DJ Marco Spina. Read more
Steak night
20 Sep 2017

The return of steak night - every Friday night!

The news is out! Our hugely popular Steak Night is now available every Friday night of the week! Read more
new summer cocktails
10 Jul 2017

New summer cocktails

We promised you a new cocktail for the summer and here it is.... Read more
ta team awards
29 Jun 2017

Nic and Josh crown-ed winners at awards ceremony

Congratulations to Nic and Josh who won awards at the T A Hotel Collection Team Awards Read more
woodbridge pub garden
16 May 2017

Introducing our brand new terrace!

We are incredibly excited and proud of our stylish new outdoor space and can't wait for you to come and enjoy it with us. Read more
Tapas Suffolk
30 Mar 2017

Tapas comes to Woodbridge

There is something truly satisfying about enjoying a small plate of something delicious alongside a cool, refreshing drink. Read more
Suffolk restaurant
25 Jan 2017

It's all about the experience

We all love great food and drink. It’s a chance to indulge in the finer things in life and an opportunity to kick back and relax in style. But whilst a fantastic glass of wine or beautiful plate of food is memorable in its own right, the experience, setting and atmosphere of where you are enjoying it is equally as important. Read more
restaurant suffolk wine christmas
07 Nov 2016

Red or white with Christmas turkey?

Christmas is all about sharing great moments, particularly when it comes to dining with friends and family. Whilst the focus is often on the food, accompanying drinks can elevate an already special occasion into something wonderful. Read more
Suffolk restaurant
11 Oct 2016

Sherry versus Port

After dinner drinks have been a staple of European tradition for centuries, but what are the key differences between two of our most popular choices? Here is a quick fire guide to our love of sherry and port. Read more
wine tasting restaurant suffolk
05 Sep 2016

Top tips for wine tasting

We love great wine. It's hard to beat opening a beautifully chilled bottle to enjoy with friends, but making the most of your palate can do wonders in elevating flavours and textures. Here are our top wine tasting tips: Read more
bat and restaurant suffolk
11 Jul 2016

Gin, gin and more gin

Gin was big news in 2015 and demand will continue to rise over the next 12 months. We can accredit this growth to the younger millennial drinker, those seeking out provenance and top quality. But where next for gin? Read more
The Crown Bar Suffolk
06 Jun 2016

Everyday IPAs

You’d have to have been living under a rock not to have noticed the rise in popularity of craft beer over the past year. Read more
18 May 2016

Summer Cocktails, Bread Making, Wine Dinners and more!

We are incredibly excited to launch a brand new and exciting itinerary of events here at The Crown. Take a browse through our Demo & Dine Lunches and Evening Event Dinners to see what you fancy! Read more
suffolk restaurant
25 Jan 2016

Milk-fed lamb, quail and changes to our menus

The game season is coming to a finish as we approach February which means subtle changes to our menus. Read more
suffolk restaurant
13 Jan 2016

2016 Diners' Choice Winners!

It is with great pride that we can announce that our restaurant here in Suffolk has been voted for the 2016 OpenTable Diner's Choice award. Read more
Suckling Pig Suffolk Restaurant
11 Dec 2015

Succulent Suckling Pig

Suckling pig is a wonderful delicacy and a relatively untouched gem here in the UK. Great news is that we are now serving this beautiful meat on our menus here in Suffolk and is available every Sunday. Read more
Roasted Wild Duck
18 Nov 2015

Roasted Wild Duck with Celeriac, Mashed Potatoes and Blackberries

This is a delicious autumnal dish for you to make and enjoy at home. (Or enjoy at our restaurant in Suffolk!) Read more
Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival 2015
17 Aug 2015

Woodbridge Shuck Shellfish Festival

Celebration of local seafood returns to Woodbridge for fourth consecutive year as our our town hosts the famous Shuck Shellfish Festival this October. Read more
Suffolk Hotel
31 Jul 2015

The Snake - M'hanncha with Date Sauce

This is a fantastic Moroccan dessert with a tasty, quick and easy recipe to follow, too. Head chef Luke cooked this dish live at this month's cookery demo and lunch. Make sure you keep an eye out for August's event! Read more
boutique hotel suffolk
20 Jul 2015

Noel Gallagher pays us a visit!

It's not everyday that a world famous superstar drops by at our boutique hotel and restaurant, but with Latitude Festival taking place over the weekend, we were pleasantly surprised by the arrival of a true British icon, none other than Noel Gallagher! Read more
16 Jul 2015

Refreshing Summer Cocktails

Bar Manager Lee Lawes shares his top summer cocktails for you to try at home or come and enjoy here at The Crown! Read more
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
19 Jun 2015

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution

Luke Bailey is the Suffolk Ambassador for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. Watch him take part at his local school in Woodbridge as he shows pupils how to make delicious food using fresh, honest ingredients.
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Woodbridge restaurants
15 May 2015

Asparagus, Crispy Pheasant Egg and Wild Radish with a Tarragon and Mustard Dressing

Luke Bailey shares this fantastic spring recipe utilising fresh, in season ingredients in and around Woodbridge. Enjoy this dish at our Woodbridge restaurant. Read more
Restaurants in Suffolk
14 Apr 2015

Spring into Season

Restaurants in Suffolk and wider are in full swing as artisan producers source and supply the finest new season ingredients. Head chef explains all... Read more
Weird and Wonderful Cocktails
25 Mar 2015

Weird and Wonderful Cocktails

Bar Manager, Lee Lawes, introduces our brand new 'Weird & Wonderful' cocktail menu being served here at The Crown Restaurant and Hotel in Suffolk. Read more
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12 Mar 2015

A recipe to impress this Mother’s Day

If you’re struggling for ideas to spoil your mum for Mother’s Day, this delicious recipe is a certain winner and an easy one for you to make at home. Read more
04 Mar 2015

Meeting our suppliers: Clarkes of Bramfield

Head chef, Luke Bailey, spent the day with valued local supplier, Clarkes of Bramfield, to learn of their journey from farm to fork in our Suffolk hotel and restaurant. Read more
Dessert Hotels in Suffolk
11 Feb 2015

A Valentine's Treat...

This recipe is the perfect treat for your valentine, and a delightful dessert which we serve here at our restaurant and hotel in Suffolk. Smooth, dark, rich and utterly delicious! Read more
06 Feb 2015

We won!

Thanks to you, our seasoned diners, our restaurant in Woodbridge, Suffolk, has been selected for the OpenTable Diners' Choice Awards in January! Read more
Afternoon Tea Woodbridge Suffolk
19 Jan 2015

The Crown’s Guide to Tea Etiquette

Celebrating the launch of our brand new and contemporary afternoon tea for 2015, we thought we'd share our inside information on tea etiquette... Read more
2015 at The Crown
14 Jan 2015

New year, new things... 2015 at The Crown

Well 2014 simply flew by. Our team have thoroughly enjoyed seeing through our first calendar year here in Woodbridge, and couldn't have done it without your great support. Read more
How to Cook your Christmas Turkey
22 Dec 2014

How to Cook your Christmas Turkey

With the main event just a few days away, head chef Luke Bailey shares his top tips for cooking the perfect Christmas turkey. Read more
Roast Local Pheasant and Red Wine Poached Quince
10 Dec 2014

Roast Local Pheasant and Red Wine Poached Quince

Head chef Luke Bailey shares his signature Roast Local Pheasant and Red Wine Poached Quince recipe, which you can enjoy here at our hotel restaurant in Woodbridge, Suffolk Read more
Christmas Pear Tree Cocktail The Crown at Woodbridge
09 Dec 2014

Christmas 'Pear Tree' Cocktail

Bar Manager Lee Lawes shares his favourite Christmas 'Pear Tree' cocktail for you to enjoy this festive season! Read more
Laura Ford The Crown at Woodbridge
28 Nov 2014

Christmas Party Tips

House Manager Laura Ford shares her top tips for planning the perfect Christmas party! Read more
Tempura Oysters with a Chilli, Soy and Ginger Dipping Sauce
14 Nov 2014

Tempura River Deben Oysters with a Chilli, Soy and Ginger Dipping Sauce

Head chef Luke Bailey shares his signature Tempura River Deben Oysters with a Chilli, Soy and Ginger Dipping Sauce recipe, as served here at our restaurant in Woodbridge. Read more
31 Oct 2014

Meeting our suppliers - Simpers of Suffolk

Head chef Luke Bailey meets Jonathan Simper from our valued shellfish supplier, Simpers of Suffolk, for a tour around the river Deben and their seafood farm, and later shows you how to cook fresh oysters, tempura style! Read more
Woodbridge autumn
22 Oct 2014

Autumn in Woodbridge

As the night draws in and temperatures cool, Woodbridge still has stacks of things to enjoy this Autumn… Read more
Eat The Seasons
12 Oct 2014

Introducing our Eat The Seasons menu

We strongly value our local community and the great produce that Suffolk has to offer, which is why we have introduced a new set menu, celebrating just that whilst giving back to our customers.
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Old fashioned cocktail
19 Sep 2014

How to make an 'Old Fashioned' cocktail!

Bar Manager Lee shows you how to make an 'Old Fashioned' cocktail! Read more
12 Sep 2014

How to Make a Tiramisu Martini

Bar Manager Lee shows you how to make a Tiramisu Martini in this recipe video... Read more
Salted hake brandade
04 Sep 2014

Salted hake brandade with rainbow beets, quails egg and caper dressing

Try our head chef's delicious salted hake brandade, with rainbow beets, quails egg and caper dressing recipe, as served here at our Woodbridge restaurant! Read more
Sea Bass and Fennel Recipe
26 Aug 2014

Wild Sea Bass with Peas, Broad Beans, Radish and Fennel Emulsion Recipe

Our head chef's delicious Wild Sea Bass with Peas, Broad Beans, Radish and Fennel Emulsion recipe. Read more
Raspberry Daiquiri Slush Cocktail Recipe
12 Aug 2014

Raspberry Daiquiri Slush Cocktail Recipe

Learn how to make a delicious Raspberry Daiquiri Slush Cocktail with this recipe, provided by our Bar Manager, Lee Lawes. Read more
29 Jul 2014

Salad of signal crayfish, Deben samphire and slow roast tomatoes with classic vinaigrette

Our delicious crayfish salad recipe using the best local ingredients, as cooked by head chef Luke Bailey at the Baylem Rare Breeds Farm & Food Fair 2014 Read more
23 Jul 2014

Summer Holidays in Suffolk

The summer holidays have officially arrived! Kids across the country are gleefully waving goodbye to homework and exams (at least for a few weeks), which for many parents signals the start of the holiday season. Read more
01 Jul 2014

July at The Crown

Keep up-to-date with all of our exciting events and demos this July! Read more
26 Jun 2014

Tide Mill Soda Bread and Beetroot Cured Sea Trout

The Crown's Head Chef, Luke Bailey, hosts a Tide Mill Soda Bread and Beetroot Cured Trout food demonstration for the locals of Woodbridge, Suffolk! Read more
25 Jun 2014

Apple Tarte Tatin, with Aspall Cyder Butterscotch Sauce & Honeycomb

This is one of head chef's favourites, and when you taste it you'll see why! Here's our scrummy recipe... Read more
23 Jun 2014

Wimbledon Week

Find out what we're up to whilst the nation's favourite tennis tournament is taking place! Read more
19 Jun 2014

Upcoming Events at The Crown

Here’s what we have lined up for you over the coming weeks in June and July! Read more
06 Jun 2014

Meeting our suppliers: Dingley Dell Pork

Head chef, Luke Bailey, spends the morning at Dingley Dell Pork for a tour with pig farmer Mark Hayward. Read more
21 May 2014

East Coast Shellfish Bisque with Deben Sea Vegetables

Here is our east coast shellfish bisque with Deben sea vegetables, kindly provided by our Head Chef, Luke Bailey. Read more
15 May 2014

Steamed Razor Clams with Tomato, Chilli, and Wild Garlic

Head Chef, Luke Bailey, provides his razor clams, tomato and wild garlic recipe! Read more
07 May 2014

Learn how to make a Long Island Ice Tea!

Test your bar-tending skills with this tasty recipe for Long Island Ice Tea, given to you by our bar manager, Lee. Read more
Learn to make wholemeal soda bread at the Crown Woodbridge
25 Apr 2014

Learn to make wholemeal soda bread 25th April 3pm

Learn how to make delicious wholemeal soda bread with flour from the UK's only fully operating tide mill here at The Crown in Woodbridge. Read more
Festive Fridays Storyteller at The Crown Woodbridge 6 Dec 2013
03 Dec 2013

Jackanory-style Storytelling with Christmas High Tea

Especially for young children and to support the Woodbridge shops, the Crown at Woodbridge is taking part in Festive Fridays.

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After Work Drinks

Join us for post work drinks
Sunday - Thursday |..
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The Crown's New Set Menu

Enjoy a set menu here at The Crown
2 courses £15..
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Gift Vouchers!
The perfect gift! Treat loved ones, friends or family to a voucher which can be redeemed in our restaurant, bar, rooms or a combination.

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